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Justice League 'Official Trailer' vs 'Heroes Trailer'

In the later Heroes Trailer for Justice League the color and settings are different from the first released Official Trailer. Why is it like that? Are official trailers of movies released without CGI ...
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How does Captain Salazar know about the compass?

When Jack Sparrow gives away his compass and releases the Silent Mary from Devil's Triangle, Captain Salazar immediately knows that Sparrow has given away the compass. How does he know about Jack's ...
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American Vandal leg brace: clue or continuity error?

In American Vandal, there's at least two different scenes where Christa Carlyle has a cast on. But it's on different legs in two of the shots. Did they make a mistake? Or was this supposed to be one ...
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What is known about the backstory of Vernita?

In Kill Bill Vol. 1 a whole animated mini-film is dedicated to the backstory of O-Ren. In contrast, I didn't notice anything mentioned about origins of Vernita, even though they both were ...
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Which movie adaptation of “Flowers for Algernon” is the closest to the original story?

After reading the wonderful story, I've decided to reach for the movie adaptation. To my surprise, there are at least FOUR adaptations based either on the short story or the book: "Charly" (1968) - ...
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Did Percy gain immortality along with Dr.Parnassus?

In the movie Imaginarium of Dr.Parnassus, Percy and Anton are the assistants of Dr.Parnassus. They help in performing the show. As the movie progresses, we know that Percy is a former monk. He is ...
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Why was the character of Chief O'Hara created

In the 1966 Batman TV series, the vast majority of characters, heroes and villains both, already existed in the comics (or were close versions of pre-existing characters). However, Chief Miles Clancy ...
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Why did Spielberg use fictional characters (informants Louis and Papa) in Munich

Background to the Movie Steven Spielberg has said, that the Munich is about vengeance, regret and dilemmas one faces when making hard personal decisions, while visualising empathy and human ...
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What King Arthur adaptations depict the story of Uther Pendragon and Igrayne?

Thomas Malory's book Le Morte D'Arthur, which is the definitive account of King Arthur's life, starts off with the story of how King Arthur's father Uther Pendragon desires Igrayne, the wife of the ...
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Did Emma have an abortion?

In Terms of Endearment, there is a scene depicting a visibly pregnant Emma Horton looking like she is starting the second trimester (just a guess) of her pregnancy while she is on the phone with her ...
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Was Jobs being sarcastic when he said he liked Hertzfeld?

About 3/4 through Steve Jobs (2015), before the iMac launch, Andy Hertzfeld argues with Steve Jobs about paying for Lisa's tuition. At the end of it, Steve says he's indifferent to people disliking ...
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What is Lionel Fusco's actual rank in Person of Interest?

In the pilot, the corrupt prosecutor Diane Hansen refers to Lionel Fusco as Officer following his testimony at her trial. He's later referred to as a Detective throughout most of the series. However, ...
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Was the change in the hockey mask an intentional “New Beginning”?

SPOILER ALERT In Friday the 13th: A New Beginning, Jason Voorhees is not actually the killer, but a copycat named Roy Burns is the killer and goes on a rampage to avenge his son's death. Roy wears a ...
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Which escape attempt was “a bit of a fiasco” in Chicken Run?

In the opening scene of Chicken Run, we see a number of escape attempts. Later, when they are planning the 'chicken cannon-ball' escape (that never happens) Ginger says that the last attempt was "a ...
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Why was Arioch Cain on the list instead of Wendigo?

In the fifth episode of the third season of The Blacklist, the person on the list is #50, Arioch Cain. Elizabeth Keen is targeted by Wendigo, a vigilante / bounty hunter who kills his victims out of ...
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Openess about the Pope's children in the Borgias

In the series The Borgias there is a large degree of transparency about the fact that Pope Alexander VI has four children. This is taken to the point where he can marry off said children to political ...
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Who is the dead woman in the casket?

Sharon Stone's character in The Specialist is named May Munro. She uses the alias Adrian Hastings to infiltrate a local crime organization to seek revenge for the murder of her parents. Adrian ...
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Could someone explain the meaning of the “subway man” hallucination in the movie “Pi” (1998)?

In the movie Pi (1998), Max has several hallucinations. One hallucination I did not understand was the singing man in the subway. We see the man twice in the movie. We first see the man singing, then ...
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Did Tom Selleck threaten to quit Blue Bloods when executives pushed to remove the prayer from Sunday meals?

I heard that executives were attempted to cut the saying of grace from Blue Bloods. Tom Selleck refused to accept this cut, and he even threatened his role as Frank Reagan over it. I couldn't find ...
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To which degree do dubbed versions of Shakespeare adaptations consult existing official translations?

When watching dubbed versions of Shakespeare plays adapted into film (that use the original dialogue, as opposed to loose adaptations) and translated into my language, they are of course dubbed in a ...
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Why didn't Voltron's pilots' suits match the colors of their lions?

In the Lion Force Voltron series from the 1980s, The original pilots' suit colors and the colors of the lions were basically the same, yet each pilot did not operate the lion of the matching color: ...
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Blindspot Anagram Clues

I read this article a while back that said that from episode 11 to episode 23 of blindspot the titles of the episodes will be anagrams with a hidden message. (Previous titles were anagrams too but ...
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Has Hypnotoad ever been shown to hypnotize robots?

According to the Futurama Wiki: Hypnotoad is a large toad-like creature that has large oscillating multicolored eyes and emits a droning hum. His eyes glow all the time. The toad apparently uses ...
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Are anomaly sequences in Animatrix: Beyond and Thor 2: The Dark World both paying homage to something?

In both movie main characters enter an abandoned area where strange physical anomalies are occurring. After watching both sequences back-to-back, I noticed that there are some common ways in which the ...
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Was Barbara Kean always intended to be like this?

In Gotham season 2, it was shown that Was that always intended to be like this from the beginning or was it changed later on, due to the bad reception of her character or not getting access to a few ...
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Why was the actor who played Kreese in Community credited as 'Someone Else'?

In Community Season 6 Episode 4 in the stage adaption of Karate Kid, the actor who plays 'Kreese' (real actor in film was Jess Allen playing Kreese in the original was Martin Kove ) is given the ...
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Wachowski trademarks?

We all know the Wachowskis perfected the now famous Bullet Time in the movie The Matrix. We also know they are on the cusp with the technology they utilize. Are there any production/filming techniques ...
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Is episode S09E03 a comment on It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia's success at the awards?

In the 3rd episode of the 9th season of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia "The Gang Tries Desperately to Win an Award" for the best bar. While the show is not particularly famous for referencing ...
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What is in Pai Mei's mouth when fighting with the Bride?

I'm referring to the scene when they engage in martial arts fight (after the sword scene). Beatrix hits Pai Mei at the neck, then he smiles and it seems he throws something to her. Anyway, something ...
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Poem that Belle reads in Beauty and the Beast

After Belle reads the William Sharp poem "A Crystal Forest" in the 2017 Beauty and the Beast, she goes on to read a second poem with something along the lines of For in that solemn silence is ...
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How did Barry keep up with his special diet in jail?

In one of the earlier seasons its apparent that Barry need an insane amount of calories to run so how does he keep up with this while he's in jail?
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Why is Catwoman so blonde all of a sudden in Gotham S02?

In Gotham TV series, Catwoman is a poor girl and a small thief. She used to have not so blonde hair. But all of a sudden she is a blonde with straight hair rather then curls in S02E20. This ...
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Does Alita have a third body?

In the very last scene of Alita: Battle Angel, does Alita have a third body for the motorball match or is it only purple armour on her URM body? If it's the first one, the body for motorball, does ...
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Is meat/fish eaten in the Kung Fu Panda universe?

The Kung Fu Panda universe contains both carnivores (tigers, leopards, wolves, crocodiles etc.) and animals commonly eaten, both by those and in Chinese cuisine (pigs, ducks/geese, cattle, sheep etc.)....
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Why are many movies still filmed using the “scope” aspect ratio (2.39:1) despite film no longer being widely-used?

Question: Today, in the cinema industry, pretty much all theaters use digital projectors for exhibition. D-Cinema standard calls for the 2K chips (most widely-used) to have 2048x1080 resolution; ...
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A strange coincidence with the name of the victim in True Detective Season 1

In True Detective season 1, the murdered woman whose case Rust and Marty take on in 1996 is called Dora Lange, a name remarkably similar / practically identical to the real life great Depression-era ...
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Is Hamilton the biggest film acquisition in history?

Coming from an article at Deadline with the headline, Disney Paid $75 Million For Worldwide Movie Rights To Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ‘Hamilton’; Biggest Film Acquisition Deal Ever? and then goes onto ...
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How did the girl get in the car that Frank stole?

I'm watching "The Transporter", and I just noticed something that appears to be a plot hole. After Frank delivers the "package", a girl, the receiver gives him a briefcase to transport, which turns ...
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Does isolation in Moana reflect a real island?

I know polynesians went through a period where they generally didn't discover new islands. I've heard the movie Moana was meant to reflect the period when they stopped exploring. But this is a lot ...
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Does 35 to 70 mm blow up lose a part of the image?

The Wikipedia article on 70 mm film has a section about the process of converting 35 mm film to 70 mm, or "blow-up". Since 35 mm and 70 mm have different aspect ratios, does that mean that a part of ...
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Confused with the ending of The Man In High Castle

I finished watching 4th season of The Man in High Castle but can't understand the ending. In the end following happens: Who are all those people?
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Is Saddam Hussein Canadian or Danish?

When we see Saddam Hussein his head, besides being a photo, is similar to a Canadian or Danish head which are shown to be flappy Pac-Man-like heads (Danish we see this when they appear in the episode ...
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Has Brian Boitano's home planet ever been mentioned before?

on the DVD of South Park: Bigger, Longer, & Uncut there is an extended version of the What would Brian Boitano do? as a music video by D.V.D.A (on Wikipedia titled "What Would Brian Boitano Do? Pt....
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Has Cobra Kai broken the canon of the Karate Kid movies/1989 series at all (or was it already broken)?

As I'm watching the Cobra Kai series, I'm in awe with how phenomenal the series is in regards to inverting the conflict of the movies, while keeping true to the canon of those movies almost precisely. ...
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Which people get paid in Million Dollar Listing?

The reality TV series Million Dollar Listing shows a lot of people: the main real estate agents agents that they negotiate with agents who come to their open houses real estate developers clients and ...
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Was Brad Pitt's '50 feet of crap' line in Moneyball a reference to Jennifer Aniston's in Friends?

In Friends S02E01 (from 1995), Rachel is sad because Ross has a new girlfriend, as she is discussing with Joey: Joey: How're you doing? Rachel: I'm okay. Joey: Ooh, that bad, huh? ...
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Why did the Tolmekians and villagers get into a battle over the valley forest?

In Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, it's well established that the Tolmekians want to burn down the entire jungle. The villagers of the Valley of the Wind are opposed to this, especially Obaba, who ...
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What is the contraption that Aladdin gifts the Sultan?

When Aladdin disguised as Prince Ali is introduced to the Sultan and Jasmine he brings a contraption covered under blanket and claims it is very expensive. What is said contraption?
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Why are Elsa's eyebrows brown in Frozen?

I had always thought her eyebrows were a silver or grey color but at a closer look, I discovered that they were brown. This is weird because her hair is a yellowy white color but the eyebrows are a ...
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Did this character try to kill John Wick in chapter 3, and did this other character approve it?

In the end of the film, shoots John Wick and he falls off the roof. Seeing that, says, Well played, sir (?). I did not watch the movie in English, and I am a bit confused if some meaning was lost ...

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